M.Sc. On Campus

Applied Economics

City University of Hong Kong

12 months
992 USD/credit 29760 USD/year
992 USD/credit 29760 USD/year
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The Applied Economics programme at City University of Hong Kong provides a rigorous training in economic analysis and empirical methods for those who plan to pursue a career as economic analysts, policy researchers and investment strategists in multinational corporations, investment or commercial banks, trade associations, government bodies and policy research institutes. 


The Applied Economics programme at City University of Hong Kong can also serve as a foundation for further academic work at the graduate level.

In recent years, techniques for economic analysis, modeling and forecasting have advanced substantially. Economic analysis is now widely applied in areas such as international trade, telecommunication markets, competition law, banking and financial systems, regulation, and business strategies. The programme is designed to provide a rigorous training in economic analysis as well as empirical and quantitative methods for fresh university graduates and young professionals.

The objectives of the programme are:

  • to equip students with advanced knowledge in modern economics for understanding, analyzing, and solving real-world problems;
  • to develop students' conceptual and analytical capabilities in analyzing economic policies and making competent business decisions; and
  • to impart in-depth knowledge and skills in theories and empirical methods that facilitate applied research in economics.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Advanced International Trade and/or International Finance
  • Advanced Macroeconomics
  • Advanced Microeconomics
  • Econometrics
  • Professional Seminars in Applied Economics
  • China Economy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Applications are processed on a rolling basis. Review of applications will start before the deadline and continue until all places are filled.


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • hold a bachelor’s degree from one of the universities in Hong Kong or from an overseas institution recognised for this purpose by the University; or
  • hold such other qualifications as deemed acceptable by the University as equivalent to the above.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 992 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    29760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 992 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • HK$7,700 per credit

Living costs for Hong Kong

13720 - 23419 HKD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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